Searching for a way to breathe easier

Inspired by her grandmother, who herself was the impetus behind the creation of a foundation, Kiera Harding, a fourth grade student at St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead, motivated her peers to donate money for medical research.

Santino: Ambrosino should resign

Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony Santino called on Councilman Edward Ambrosino to resign on Tuesday, four after he was arrested and charged with eight counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay tax, according to an indictment released by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Family Literacy Night at West Hempstead High School

The West Hempstead School District welcomed students and their families to its Family Literacy Night at West Hempstead High School last month.

W.H. student is a Nat Geo Bee semifinalist

West Hempstead Middle School sixth-grader, Mouhammad Seck, has been named a National Geographic Bee semifinalist and will compete in the New York State Geographic Bee 2017 in Albany on March 31.

W.H. teen with muscular dystrophy gives back

It was raining and windy — yet 17-year-old Peri Finkelstein, a West Hempstead resident with muscular dystrophy, traveled to Miami on Jan. 28 with one goal: to walk a mile in the Miami Half Marathon.